Monday, June 26, 2006

Archaeologists Turn Attention To Kam Wah Chung In Oregon's John Day-Open House June 24
Last fall, archaeologists from the University of Oregon, Museum of Natural and Cultural History excavated small holes around the historic John Day Chinatown and Kam Wah Chung building in eastern Oregon. They discovered fragments of Chinese porcelain rice bowls, opium paraphernalia and glass gambling pieces. In one location, they even came across the burned remains of an unidentified building.